Tom Petty Quotes

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Born: October 20, 1950, Gainesville, Florida, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Music artist

Do something you really like, and hopefully it pays the rent. As far as I'm concerned, that's success.
- Tom Petty

I don't think it's a good attitude in your life to feel that you have to be rich to have self-esteem.
- Tom Petty

I don't treat the band like I'm above them or that they're a hired hand for me. We've never worked that way. So I'm a team player. I would be very uncomfortable having to do this alone.
- Tom Petty

It's funny how the music industry is enraged about the Internet and the way things are copied without being paid for. But you know why people steal the music? Because they can't afford the music.
- Tom Petty

The energy of the crowd is insane. Twenty thousand people. It's the biggest jolt of adrenaline. It's very hard to explain. You know the old story about the woman lifting the car off her kid? It's in that realm. You can actually hurt yourself and not know it.
- Tom Petty

TV does not care about you or what happens to you. It's downright bad for your health now, and that's not a far-out concept. I think watching the TV news is bad for you. It is bad for your physical health and your mental health.
- Tom Petty

What I've learned about marriage: You need to have each other's back you have to be a kind of team going through life.
- Tom Petty

When you get older, your health becomes important to you, things start breaking down, you've always got a different ache or pain.
- Tom Petty

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